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Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

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To safeguard the enjoyment of our public open spaces by all members of the community, our parks and beaches have been declared as alcohol free for Australia Day.

Published 20 January 2021

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

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With warm weather forecast throughout summer we expect to see lots of people out enjoying our harbourside beaches and parks.

Your health is important and we need everyone’s help to ensure we continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and meet Public Health Orders, health regulations and advice and avoid overcrowding.

Published 2 October 2020

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

Community

There’s one month left of summer, so why not make the most of these long, warm nights and enjoy a picnic in one of our parks?

Published 3 February 2020

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

How we are combating climate change

Environment

Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Community

There are lots of ways you can help communities who have been left devastated by the recent fires in New South Wales and Victoria.

Published 21 January 2020

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Environment

Reverse Garbage and The Bower, based in Marrickville, save things which would’ve otherwise gone to landfill and make them available for re-use by the community.

Published 4 January 2020

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Community

If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, why not make the most of our beautiful local environment and take your workout outdoors.

Published 2 January 2020

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Community

Are you looking to volunteer in our local community in 2020? Rob Hitchen has been a Bushcare volunteer for six years – read his story.

Published 30 December 2019

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

Arts & Culture

If you want a recommended good read for the summer holidays then you go to the experts right? So here’s what our library team have selected. Enjoy.

Published 20 December 2019

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

Planning & Building

We've announced plans to redevelop the Wilberforce Avenue, Rose Bay car park site into a new multi-storey parking facility and community centre.

Published 12 December 2019

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

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The Bondi to Manly Walk, an iconic 80km walk around Sydney Harbour that starts at Bondi Beach, crosses the Harbour Bridge and ends at Manly Beach has officially opened.

Published 10 December 2019

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Environment

Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award
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